Result
3rd Test, South Africa tour of New Zealand at Wellington, Mar 26-30 2004
297 & 252
(72.2 ov, target 234)
316 & 234/4
South Africa won by 6 wickets
Player Of The Match
South Africa
New Zealand 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
MH Richardson c †Boucher b Kallis1442562033.33
MHW Papps lbw b Ntini738511018.42
SP Fleming (c)c Pollock b Boje30731085041.09
MS Sinclair lbw b Boje741812238240.88
SB Styris  b Boje11722005.88
BB McCullum lbw b Pollock551201766045.83
CL Cairns  b Pollock6982909284.14
JDP Oram st †Boucher b Boje3438643289.47
DL Vettori c †Boucher b Pollock021000.00
MJ Mason c van Jaarsveld b Nel327260011.11
CS Martin not out18240012.50
Extras(b 2, lb 1, nb 5, w 1)9
TOTAL(104 Ov, RR: 2.85, 430 Mts)297
Fall of wickets: 1-23 (Michael Papps, 12.3 ov), 2-23 (Mark Richardson, 13.3 ov), 3-90 (Stephen Fleming, 39.3 ov), 4-97 (Scott Styris, 45.1 ov), 5-163 (Mathew Sinclair, 69.2 ov), 6-248 (Brendon McCullum, 89.5 ov), 7-257 (Chris Cairns, 91.4 ov), 8-257 (Daniel Vettori, 91.6 ov), 9-264 (Michael Mason, 98.5 ov), 10-297 (Jacob Oram, 103.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
SM Pollock2928532.9314
M Ntini2166313.0001
JH Kallis75410.5700
A Nel2797712.8500
N Boje2026543.2500
South Africa 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
GC Smith (c) b Cairns4766997071.21
HH Gibbs c sub (JAH Marshall) b Martin7712415111162.09
JA Rudolph not out9321230916043.86
G Kirsten c †McCullum b Martin1440025.00
M van Jaarsveld c Oram b Martin591381618042.75
JH Kallis c †McCullum b Martin01016000.00
MV Boucher c Papps b Martin032000.00
SM Pollock c Fleming b Oram57120071.42
N Boje  b Cairns2532405078.12
M Ntini c †McCullum b Cairns42210200.00
A Nel c Oram b Cairns057000.00
Extras(lb 1, nb 4)5
TOTAL(99.5 Ov, RR: 3.16, 408 Mts)316
Fall of wickets: 1-103 (Graeme Smith, 24.1 ov), 2-130 (Herschelle Gibbs, 36.5 ov), 3-136 (Gary Kirsten, 38.1 ov), 4-251 (Martin van Jaarsveld, 81.1 ov), 5-265 (Jacques Kallis, 85.1 ov), 6-265 (Mark Boucher, 85.4 ov), 7-270 (Shaun Pollock, 88.2 ov), 8-304 (Nicky Boje, 97.4 ov), 9-308 (Makhaya Ntini, 97.6 ov), 10-316 (Andre Nel, 99.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
CS Martin2065552.7502
MJ Mason1647304.5600
JDP Oram1132111.9000
DL Vettori2667602.9200
CL Cairns16.526043.5602
SB Styris1043003.0000
New Zealand 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
MHW Papps lbw b Pollock063000.00
MH Richardson c Smith b Boje371422055026.05
SP Fleming (c)c †Boucher b Nel9571010015.78
MS Sinclair lbw b Pollock2141544051.21
SB Styris c & b Nel7313115011055.72
BB McCullum  b Boje310100030.00
CL Cairns c van Jaarsveld b Boje4168914160.29
JDP Oram lbw b Boje40761014152.63
DL Vettori c van Jaarsveld b Ntini929491031.03
MJ Mason run out (Pollock)0613000.00
CS Martin not out11529006.66
Extras(b 1, lb 9, nb 5, w 3)18
TOTAL(96.2 Ov, RR: 2.61, 412 Mts)252
Fall of wickets: 1-1 (Michael Papps, 0.6 ov), 2-42 (Stephen Fleming, 23.2 ov), 3-73 (Mathew Sinclair, 37.5 ov), 4-107 (Mark Richardson, 48.3 ov), 5-111 (Brendon McCullum, 50.3 ov), 6-198 (Chris Cairns, 74.5 ov), 7-201 (Scott Styris, 75.6 ov), 8-220 (Daniel Vettori, 87.6 ov), 9-224 (Michael Mason, 90.5 ov), 10-252 (Jacob Oram, 96.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
SM Pollock22106522.9513
M Ntini2065012.5010
A Nel2155822.7610
N Boje33.276942.0700
South Africa 2nd Innings (target: 234 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
GC Smith (c)not out12520329517061.57
HH Gibbs c Fleming b Martin16121921133.33
JA Rudolph  b Martin089000.00
JH Kallis lbw b Oram19110011.11
G Kirsten lbw b Styris7618022711042.22
M van Jaarsveld not out1323252056.52
Extras(lb 2, nb 1)3
TOTAL(72.2 Ov, RR: 3.23, 295 Mts)234/4
Fall of wickets: 1-29 (Herschelle Gibbs, 4.4 ov), 2-31 (Jacques Rudolph, 6.6 ov), 3-36 (Jacques Kallis, 9.3 ov), 4-207 (Gary Kirsten, 65.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
CS Martin18.226523.5400
MJ Mason613205.3300
JDP Oram1132312.0900
CL Cairns1021901.9001
DL Vettori1825302.9400
SB Styris914014.4400
MATCH DETAILS
Basin Reserve, Wellington
TossSouth Africa , elected to field first
SeriesSouth Africa tour of New Zealand
Player Of The Match
Graeme Smith
Series result3-match series drawn 1-1
Match numberTest no. 1692
Season2003/04
Match days26,27,28,29,30 March 2004 (5-day match)
Test debut
Michael Mason
Umpires
Aleem Dar
Asoka de Silva
TV Umpire
Gary Baxter
Match Referee
Sir Clive Lloyd
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 26 Mar - day 1 - New Zealand 1st innings 248/6 (CL Cairns 60*, 89.5 ov)
Sat, 27 Mar - day 2 - South Africa 1st innings 237/3 (JA Rudolph 60*, M van Jaarsveld 48*, 74 ov)
Sun, 28 Mar - day 3 - New Zealand 2nd innings 128/5 (SB Styris 41*, CL Cairns 7*, 59.4 ov)
Mon, 29 Mar - day 4 - South Africa 2nd innings 82/3 (GC Smith 46*, G Kirsten 19*, 30 ov)
Tue, 30 Mar - day 5 - South Africa 2nd innings 234/4 (72.2 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 5
  • GC Smith 50 in 129 minutes off 99 balls, 6x4
  • 50 partnership in 86 minutes off 134 balls (Smith 30, Kirtsen 19)
  • 100 in 143 minutes off 212 balls, 12x4, 1x6
  • 100 partnership in 167 minutes off 254 balls (Smith 58, Kirtsen 42)
  • 150 in 219 minutes off 326 balls, 18x4, 1x6
  • G Kirsten 50 in 188 minutes off 149 balls, 6x4
  • GC Smith 100 in 233 minutes off 165 balls, 13x4
  • New 4th wicket partnership record for RSA v NZ
  • 200 in 268 minutes off 392 balls, 26x4,1x6
  • 150 partnership in 215 minutes off 320 balls (Smith 91, Kirsten 56)
Day 4
  • Rain delays the start by 90 minutes
  • 150 in 266 minutes off 382 balls 19x4, 1x6
  • 50 partnership in 57 minutes off 86 balls (Styris 18, Cairns 31)
  • SB Styris 50 in 115 minutes off 87 balls, 9x4
  • 200 in 299 minutes off 459 balls 24x4, 1x6
  • New ball taken after 81 overs
  • South Africa 2nd innings
  • 50 in 70 minutes off 95 balls, 7x4,1x6
Day 3
  • M van Jaarsveld 50 in 140 minutes off 119 minutes, 7x4
  • 250 in 312 minutes off 480 balls. 36x4, 1x6
  • New ball taken after 80 overs
  • CS Martin takes his 50th Test wicket
  • 300 in 380 minutes off 567 balls, 44x4, 1x6
  • New Zealand 2nd innings
  • Lunch 0/0 0 overs
  • Tea 49/2 Richardson 31*, Sinclair 0*, 5x4
  • 50 in 129 minutes off 181 balls, 6x4
  • 100 in 195 minutes off 280 balls 14x4
Day 2
  • 250 in 370 minutes off 548 balls, 31x4, 4x6
  • South Africa 1st innings
  • GC Smith, goes past 2,000 Test runs
  • Lunch 49/0 11 overs, 8x4, 1x6, Smith 25*, Gibbs 23
  • 50 in 49 minutes off 72 balls, 8x4,1x4
  • 50 partnership (Smith 25, Gibbs 25)
  • HH Gibbs 50 in 90 minutes off 71 balls with 7x4 and 1x6
  • 100 in 95 minutes off 140 balls, 14x1, 1x6
  • 100 partnership (Smith 45, Gibbs 53)
  • Tea 141/3, 40 overs, 20x4, 1x6
  • 150 in 171 minutes off 268 balls, 22x4, 1x6
  • 50 partnership in 63 minutes off 101 balls (Rudolph 32, van Jaarsveld 19)
  • 200 in 248 minutes off 368 balls, 28x4.1x6
  • JA Rudolph 50 in 157 minutes, off 109 balls, 8x4
  • 100 partnership in 133 minutes off 215 balls (Rudolph 51, van Jaarsveld 48)
Day 1
  • New Zealand 1st innings
  • New Zealand innings, 1x5 ball over, 13th over bowled by Ntini, called by Dar
  • SP Fleming passes 5,000 career Test runs
  • JH Kallis leaves the field at the end of the 22nd over, after bowling his 7th
  • 50 in 114 minutes off 170 balls, 6x4
  • Lunch 52/2, 30 overs, Fleming 20, Sinclair 8, 6x4
  • 50 partnership (Fleming 26, Sinclair 24) in 91 minutes off 137 balls, 7x4
  • 100 in 194 minutes off 279 balls, 14x4
  • MS Sinclair 50 in 145 minutes, 113 balls, 7x4, 1x6
  • Tea 141/4, 60 overs, Sinclair 62, McCullum 22, 19x4, 1x6
  • 50 partnership (Sinclair 24, McCullum 26) in 75 minutes, 124 balls
  • 150 in 268 minutes off 399 balls, 19x4, 1x6
  • 200 in 317 minutes off 471 balls, 24x4, 3x6
  • New Ball taken after 80 overs
  • BB McCullum 50 in 147 minutes off 105 balls, 6x4
  • 50 partnership (McCullum 21, Cairns 29) in 53 minutes off 84 balls
  • CL Cairns 50 in 66 minutes off 60 balls, 9x4, 1x6